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March 7, 2019 5:00 pm – March 7, 2019 9:00 pm

A night as good as gold. Greater Mankato Area United Way will host its fifth annual Men’s Event from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at the Kato Ballroom to benefit its partner programs throughout the region.

This year’s event features Olympic Gold Medalist John Landsteiner as keynote speaker. The Mapleton native will share his Olympic story and demonstrate curling on artificial ice. Attendees will be invited to try out curling throughout the night.

The Men’s Event welcomes regional men ages 21+ to enjoy a casual night of fun, fellowship and games to benefit United Way programs and raise awareness of United Way’s work to improve lives in our region.

The event includes food and beverage samples from local vendors, competitive games (golf, darts, etc), prize raffles, silent auction, meat raffle and more. $1,700 in Scheels gift cards will also be awarded.

Tickets will go on sale next week at www.MankatoUnitedWay.org/MensEvent. $65 for individual tickets.

Last year, the Men’s Event welcomed more than 300 attendees.

Presenting Sponsor: MTU Onsite Energy

Supporting Sponsor: Community Bank About Greater Mankato Area United Way Greater Mankato Area United Way serves Blue Earth, Le Sueur, Nicollet and Waseca counties.

Last year, United Way programs served over 51,000 people in our region.

In 2019, Greater Mankato Area United Way is supporting 53 programs within 35 agencies through the impact areas of Basic Needs, Health and Education. Visit the United Way website for the full list.